Welcome to our soothing blend of ginger, lemongrass, linden flowers and marigold petals. When hot, one sip of this magic elixir brings a rush of comforting warmth, not unlike being wrapped in a cashmere blanket. Iced it's like sunshine in a cup.
Ginger originated in the tropical rainforests of the Indian subcontinent. It was exported to Europe in the first century AD as a result of the lucrative spice trade and was used extensively by the Romans. It was very expensive, but even then renowned for healing capabilities. Henry VII even suggested it as a remedy for the plague. Don't think that worked out well.
Prized for its medicinal and culinary properties in Asian cultures for thousands of years, is a pleasantly pungent, with a flavor reminiscent of citrus with acidic notes. It is a good source of vitamin C, magnesium, potassium, copper, and manganese. It is listed as an herbal medicine that can settle an upset stomach, prevent nausea and even act as a pain reliever.
Lemongrass is a tall, perennial grass native to tropical regions of Asia, with a distinct lemon flavor and citrusy aroma. Lemongrass is widely used as a culinary herb in Asian cuisines but also as medicinal herb in India. Lemongrass helps in restoring the vital systems which are operational in the body, including digestion, respiration, and nervous system. This assists in better absorption of nutrients and strengthens the immune defense mechanism of the body. It calms the nerves and helps in alleviating the symptoms of anxiety and fatigue caused by the daily stress of urban living.
Lemongrass contains antioxidants, flavonoids and phenolic compounds that help the body from premature aging. It also serves as a detoxifying herb, cleansing and flushing harmful toxic wastes out of the body. Detoxification helps in better regulation of various organs of the body, including liver and kidney.
Linden flowers and leaves have long been used for medicinal purposes. The health benefits of linden are largely due to the high concentration of phytonutrients and flavonoids. It's soothing properties have been known to reduce mental stress and anxiety. The antioxidant content of linden is one of the best qualities this plant has, particularly effective for protecting the skin against signs of aging and exposure to the sun as you age.